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Re: [oletrucks] Re: [old-chevy-truck] oil

To: "Robert Baird" <bairdr@charter.net>, old-chevy-truck@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Re: [old-chevy-truck] oil
From: "Bob KNOTTS" <raknotts@qwest.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 17:13:28 -0700
You don't want to over fill the engine with oil. I always fill the engine
with one quart less than the capacity. Then check the dipstick after you've
ran the engine, shut it down, and allowed time for the oil to return to the
oil pan. If you have too much oil, I've been told you can get foaming, and
lose lubricating qualities. And I change the oil after the first 500 miles.
Don't forget to prelube the engine with an electric drill . Bob K
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Baird" <bairdr@charter.net>
To: <old-chevy-truck@yahoogroups.com>
Cc: "oletrucks" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 4:13 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Re: [old-chevy-truck] oil

the oil I wou> As for ld have filled the oil filter with oil, the>
zigga50@att.net wrote:
> > I have just finished rebuilding my first engine and am close to test
firing it . I just added 5 quarts of oil  and was wondering since its the
first time to add oil and everything is empty like the filter and lines if I
should add more oil, I used 10w-30 should i use something lighter for the
break in period? also the engine is a 235 and my original dipstick is gone
is there an after market one? could I make one of the chrome ones from
oreilly's fit like modify it? last thing is that ive been trying to find a
new starter for a 50's CAR so I could convert my push start to a solenoid
where could i find a NEW one?

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